Classic Apple Pie

The Classic Apple Pie is a quintessential American dessert that brings a comforting blend of sweet apples and spices, enveloped in a soft, flaky crust. It embodies the warmth and tradition of home-cooked meals, making it a beloved choice for gatherings and cozy nights in.

Every bite of this pie offers a burst of sweet apple enhanced by a touch of cinnamon and the bright notes of lemon, making it a perennial favorite that appeals to all ages. Its timeless allure and simple elegance make it not just a dessert but a centerpiece for celebration and joy.

Full Recipe:


  • 3 large apples (e.g., Granny Smith or Honeycrisp)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 180ml milk
  • 150g sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • 300g all-purpose flour
  • 80g melted butter
  • 10g baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Lemon zest from one lemon
  • Juice of one lemon



  • Prepare the Pie Crust:
    1. Combine flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder in a large mixing bowl.
    2. Mix melted butter and eggs into the dry ingredients until a dough forms.
    3. Gradually add milk, adjusting the consistency to smooth and pliable.
    4. Divide the dough into two, wrap, and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • Prepare the Apple Filling:
    1. Peel, core, and slice the apples thinly.
    2. Toss apple slices with sugar, cinnamon, lemon zest, juice, and vanilla.
  • Assemble the Pie:
    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
    2. Roll out one dough portion for the bottom crust into a pie dish.
    3. Fill with seasoned apples, then cover with the second rolled-out dough.
    4. Seal edges and cut slits in the top crust.
    5. Bake for 50-60 minutes until golden.

Prep Time: 45 minutes | Cooking Time: 60 minutes | Total Time: 105 minutes Kcal: 300 kcal per serving | Servings: 8 servings

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